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Over ONE Million loud and proud LGBT’s and straight allies in Brazil took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro this weekend to clebrate PRIDE.

Pink News reports:

More than a million people took part in Rio’s annual gay pride celebrations over the weekend. On Sunday, mothers of gay men and lesbians opened the parade, which this year aimed to highlight homophobia in Brazilian society. Rio’s 17th gay pride event was backed by the local government, with the mayor’s office distributing around 400,000 condoms.

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  1. Isaac says:

    Brazil looks like so much fun! I would love to go there and get me some culture. Hot and hard culture…a lot of it.

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